The fate of the British and German clubs are more similar than different
Jakarta – There are three clubs from England who fell in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The fate of the German club with the British team was actually something like although not exactly the same. Distinguishing today is Bayern Munich.
In the Champions League this season England started the main round with four representatives. Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal.
At the end of the group stage, Liverpool must be willing to step aside and pulled into the Europa League because it could only finish third in the group. British representatives were remaining three.
In round 16, the English club to fall one by one. As a result Chelsea were forced into the box by Paris Saint-Germain last week, Arsenal aside Monaco yesterday, and this morning were forced to turn City of Barcelona pack.
The result left the quarterfinals of the Champions League will be rolling without the presence of any club from England, as before this happened in the 2012-13 season.
Well, what happened to German clubs actually something like. In the group phase, there are also four Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen participated namely, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and Schalke. Differences fate starts from here, considering the four escaped.
Another similarity with English clubs emerged after three representatives of Germany were similarly eliminated in the round of 16. Schalke eliminated Real Madrid last week, Leverkusen denied Atletico Madrid yesterday, and this morning hit Juvents Dortmund.
Infostrada Live noted, for the first time in the history of the Champions League three English clubs are eliminated in the same phase of the Champions League. And also the first time there were three German team that ran aground in one phase anyway.
Which is so big differentiator is that Germany still has at least one representative in the quarterfinals. There Bayern who breezed into the last eight with a crushing 7-0 aggregate victory over Shakhtar Donetsk.